This morning, some of our members ventured to our County Training Facility in Groveland to assist the BEFO class with the hoseline management skills portion of their class. Every Department in the county assists with various classes throughout the year to aid students in a more realistic training experience. For our members, it was another […]
This morning, members trained on a number of water flow and supply aspects with all of our apparatus. They worked on drafting operations from a static water source, municipal hydrant water supply, supply between trucks across a distance, max flow capabilities with large and small diameter discharges, and our compressed air foam system on one […]
Last night, EAFD members did a task-oriented air consumption training in our new MSA G1 airpacks. The goal of the drill was to familiarize with the functionality of the packs, while refreshing on skills we are expected to perform in the packs. The drill gave our interior firefighters the opportunity to train in the packs […]
On Monday evening, EAFD members worked together to sharpen their skills on auto extrication and vehicle stabilization. The training included setting up the Paratech struts which assist in stabilizing the vehicles as well as the use of the Holmatro extrication tools which allows firefighters to gain access to occupants.
As the holiday season twinkles with lights and echoes with carols, we at EAFD have been busy elves! Not only have we responded to calls with our usual readiness, but we’ve also decked our trucks in holiday finery, participated in holiday light parades, and shared magical moments with the community during Santa in the Park. […]
Last night at 22:38 hours, EAFD firefighters were dispatched to a brush fire threatening a building on Littleville Rd. Our members arrived to find the same and knocked the fire down before it could harm any structures. Firefighters stretched the wildland packs off of Engine 274 to reach the fire as it extended the length […]
Yesterday at 8:42am crews from Lakeville, Livonia, Hemlock and EAFD as the FASTeam were dispatched to Pebble Beach Rd in Lakeville for smoke coming from the residence near an AC unit. First arriving units confirmed a working fire and began extinguishment. EAFD was placed back into service at 10:11am. Photos courtesy of Jeff Arnold – […]
On Saturday, our members took time out of their weekend to better themselves in live fire and rescue scenarios. EAFD firefighters, joined by our neighbors from Livonia Fire Department, traveled to Town Line Fire Department’s burn facility in Lancaster. This facility offers a very realistic training experience so that our members and our neighbors may […]
This week, members of the East Avon Fire Department and Avon, NY Fire Department worked together to go to the Avon-based schools and daycares to provide public education on staying safe and creating a plan in case of a fire emergency. The schools and daycares were able to see our firefighters dressed up in their […]
Last night, EAFD members trained on rope rescue applications in the district. Specifically, the group worked on methods of rigging a stokes basket, practicing lowering and raising techniques using old and new technology, along with going through patient packaging techniques.